• women and children matter
  • they save lives
  • they supported me
  • I am a survivor
  • when I needed help, they were there
  • when I had no other resources, they were there
  • women and children deserve safety
  • they saved my life and the lives of my children
  • everyone deserves to have resources that better their lives
  • their support during my troubled times continues today
  • every woman is believed
  • they saved my life
  • they are helping me to succeed
  • they make our community better
  • lives are at stake
  • they built my confidence back
  • what they do matters
  • women's rights are human rights
  • the WCA understands
  • women make the world go 'round
  • survivors deserve support
  • they help survivors overcome domestic violence
  • they are truly survivor centered in everything that they do
  • their staff always thinks about how survivors are impacted
  • the advocates are all heart
  • they help save lives
  • they support women who may not have support systems
  • I am a survivor of domestic violence
  • their staff is amazing
  • they support women I can't directly help
  • I want to make a difference
  • they assist women from all cultures
  • their work supports women needing safety and resources
  • they support veterans
  • they lessen the vulnerability of women and children
  • they boost your confidence to go out and seek employment
  • the Boutique is a big boost for women
  • I appreciate the human services they provide
  • the WCA helps people leave dangerous situations
  • they help people grow into healthy and safe lives
  • they help so many people without charging a single dollar
  • I support their mission
  • the work they do for victims of DV and/or sexual abuse
  • I know firsthand the value of the support a survivor receive
  • they support LGBTQIA+
  • I want to help empower victims
  • they help women survive domestic violence and trafficking
  • I know so many who have been impacted by these crimes
  • I believe in their programs and know they are needed
  • I am a proud past board member
  • they serve a very important purpose in the community
  • women are the end all and be all of our community
  • it's important for victims to have a place to go
  • they care
  • they understand men can be victims too
  • they serve military members and their families
  • they offer groups and services that other providers don't
  • when a woman works with the WCA she feels NO SHAME
  • a similar organization helped my mother escape abuse
  • they empower women to believe anything is possible
  • they helped me become a healthier version of me
  • their support group has been my life support
  • they make me feel so strong
  • every single thing they offer our community is a blessing
  • I was a child of an abusive father
  • their mission is to support survivors
  • violence is horrible to go through alone
  • I want to be a part of Omaha's support system
  • I support those in need
  • survivors deserve to be heard
  • of their goals
  • it's the right thing to do
  • of the work, impact and passion they have
  • they have programs to help women find employment
  • they understand the importance of job/skills training
  • it gives me faith in my future
  • they help people in their most vulnerable times
  • they help build people back up to be their best
  • I believe in helping women and children
  • I love how they help women to get back on their feet
  • simply put, I believe in their fundamental mission and goals
  • they offer a variety of services
  • they have a direct impact in the community
  • it is a good organization that helps many people
  • I am a mother, daughter, and leader
  • they've helped my daughter
  • they want sexual assault to end as much as I do
  • they remind women they are worthy
  • they are there 24/7
  • they understand
  • sexual assault impacts 1 in 5 college women
  • they don't judge
  • they are free
  • they are safe
  • they speak my language
  • hablan español
  • they've been serving Omaha for 130 years
  • domestic violence is the third leading killer of women
  • they provide security
  • they helped me with interview skills
  • they helped me become a US citizen
  • they were there for me in court
  • they made me smile again
  • they cared about my entire family
  • they helped me process my daughter's assault
  • they gave me everything when I had nothing
  • domestic violence impacts 1 in 4 women
  • 1 in 7 men are impacted by these crimes
  • they need to know how much I appreciate them
  • I see the change they make in lives
  • they create safety plans with everyone
  • everyone deserves healthy relationships
  • no child should be worried about their parent
  • they won't stop until domestic violence stops
  • they are the leaders in this work
  • I want to end violence
  • their attorney represented me
  • I love their therapists
  • they protect me
  • they got it
  • they are experts
  • they break barriers
  • I love the yoga class
  • I love my advocate
  • they taught me how to budget
  • they work with trafficking victims
  • they are educating us
  • I love my support group
  • I have teenage sons
  • my daughter was killed by her boyfriend
  • my niece committed suicide because no one believed her
  • I'm a proud volunteer
  • they bring awareness to our community
  • they bring light where there is darkness
  • they helped my neighbor out of her bad marriage
  • I almost died before I reached out to them for help
  • they don't charge for anything
  • they were always helping me problem solve
  • I want to be part of the solution
  • I have daughters
  • I care about people
  • they are strong
  • they helped me become strong
  • they taught me about resumes
  • they help people of all ages
  • everyone should have a WCA to go to
  • being educated is empowering
  • survivors need to know they have a village on their side
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150 reasons to support the WCA

The WCA saves hundreds of lives each year. It is the go-to place for anyone in the Omaha area who is experiencing domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking or stalking. On average, we work with 150 people a day through walk-in clients, support groups, classes and our 24/7 hotline. Our free high-quality services address our clients’ immediate safety needs and help them to grow into independence over time.

Physical safety concerns, emotional trauma, and financial insecurity can often keep victims from reaching out for the help they need. Our work focuses on meeting clients where they are and offering on-going emotional support. Wherever you are in your journey, we are here to walk with you.

We Provide All These Services Under One Roof!

  • 24/7 hotline
  • Safety planning
  • Therapy (for the victim and secondary victims, who are often children)
  • Family law
  • Immigration support
  • Career coaching
  • Community connections
  • Wellness classes
  • Life skills workshops
  • Boutique shopping
  • Support groups

How to Support Someone in an Abusive Relationship

The WCA is here to help anyone who has been impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking or stalking. Beyond helping people connect with the WCA for help, here are some things you can do to help a loved one who might be experiencing abuse.

Use positive language

  • It was brave of you to share this with me
  • Thank you for trusting me

Validate their experience

  • You do not deserve this
  • I’m sorry this is happening in your life

Stand by a survivor

  • Be patient; go at their pace – not yours
  • Listen
  • Offer to contact the WCA with the survivor for more resources

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

We’d love for you to join us for these events! Visit our blog at wcaomaha.org for more info.

Organize a Drive

Looking for ways to volunteer during domestic violence awareness month? October is a great time to raise awareness by organizing a drive. The WCA always needs the following:

  • Toiletries
  • Luggage
  • Gift cards
  • Underwear

Every single day, 150 people in Omaha need the services and support the WCA provides

These are our neighbors, our friends, our coworkers, our families. 150 people every single day. 150 reasons to support the WCA.

We walk side-by-side with anyone impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and stalking no matter where they are in their journey with our 100% free and confidential services.

Our Mission

Assisting victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and their children to achieve safety and empowering them to lead self-determined lives.

Wherever you are in your journey, we are here to walk with you.

Reach Out to Us

Do you know someone in need? Are you someone in need? Do you want to donate? Do you want to volunteer? We are here for you.

24/7 hotline: 402-345-7273 

Give 150!

Will you consider pledging $150 to the WCA over 12 months? Your generous gift of just $12.50 a month will continue the WCA’s mission to help our clients to stay safe and grow strong. Make your pledge today!